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Excellence in Stroke Treatment
We are certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a stroke rehabilitation accredited site.
Level 1 Trauma Center
More than 1,200 people with life-threatening injuries are treated by our trauma team each year.
Leader in Mother–Baby Care
We are accredited by The Joint Commission for perinatal care and designated Baby-Friendly for our breastfeeding support.

At NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, formerly known as NYU Lutheran Medical Center, we make sure you receive superior care, from the most advanced cardiac, stroke, and trauma treatment to medical and surgical interventions.

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Leaders in Stroke and Trauma Care

Our hospital is home to NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, a leader in neurocritical care, which has been recognized by The Joint Commission as one of the best places in the United States to receive treatment for stroke. In our neuro intensive care unit, we provide advanced 24-hour care to people with conditions affecting the brain, spine, and nervous system.

The Emergency Department at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn is certified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center, and our medical teams are trusted to care for people with the most dangerous and life-threatening injuries.

We are also leaders in the areas of gastroenterology, medical oncology, rheumatology, and infectious disease, and provide our patients with access to the latest medical treatments. 

Experts in Surgery

We offer general surgery as well as breast, cardiothoracic, colorectal, gynecologic oncology, otolaryngology (ENT), neurosurgery, surgical oncology, urogynecology, urology, and bariatric (weight loss) surgeries.

Our board-certified surgeons use both conventional and robotic surgical techniques. The da Vinci® Xi robotic surgical system gives patients the option of minimally invasive surgery for urological and gynecological surgeries, including hysterectomy. It is the most sophisticated robotic surgical technology available in Brooklyn.

In addition, we provide surgical care for people with cancer, collaborating with experts at Perlmutter Cancer Center—Sunset Park. Our surgical oncologists also perform the complex Whipple procedure as a treatment for pancreatic cancer. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, in which therapy is delivered directly to cancers that have spread to the abdominal wall, is another advanced treatment available at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn.

Specialized Services for Adults

NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services in many medical and surgical specialties. Our 450-bed teaching hospital includes a surgical intensive care unit and a medical intensive care unit. Our medical team includes hospitalists, which are doctors whose job is to oversee your care and recovery during your hospital stay.

NYU Langone—Brooklyn Staff at the Check-in Desk

The advanced technology in our multiuse interventional laboratory means we can rapidly treat stroke. This technology also allows us to offer targeted cancer treatments as well as vascular care for conditions such as deep vein thrombosis. We can also quickly diagnose heart attack and pinpoint the source of internal bleeding.

Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, our inpatient acute rehabilitation unit, is a stroke rehabilitation Joint Commission accredited site. We provide a full scope of rehabilitation care for people recovering from stroke, trauma, and musculoskeletal conditions.

People who have mental and behavioral health conditions are treated in our 35-bed inpatient psychiatric unit, and can seek help in our specialized emergency room.

Care for Infants and Children

More than 4,000 babies are born each year at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. We are accredited by the Joint Commission for our perinatal care services. This reflects our commitment to providing mothers and babies with safe, quality healthcare. We are also designated as a Baby-Friendly Hospital by Baby-Friendly USA. This distinction reflects our commitment to providing mothers and their babies with support and guidance to encourage successful breastfeeding.

Ready, Set, Baby!

Register for a free workshop about how to prepare for childbirth at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn.

Schedule a Childbirth Information Session

In our labor and delivery unit and nursery, you and your baby receive expert care from our obstetricians, pediatricians, and hospitalists. In our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, our neonatologists provide specialized treatment for infants who need extra medical care after birth.

In our inpatient pediatric unit, we specialize in treating conditions that affect the brain, endocrine system, heart, lungs, and ear, nose, and throat, as well as infectious diseases. Video-assisted electroencephalogram testing is available for children with epilepsy. Our neuropsychologist provides outpatient assessments for children with autism, who have experienced neurological trauma, or are displaying signs of neurological challenges.

Our care for children is provided through Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, which provides access to doctors from all pediatric specialties.

Care for a Diverse Community

At NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, we are sensitive to the needs of all cultures and ethnicities, including the Chinese, Arab, and Orthodox Jewish communities. We also provide services to meet the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.

Our staff is multilingual and multicultural, and we have a Chinese unit staffed by medical professionals who speak Mandarin and Cantonese. We also serve patients who are blind, deaf, or have a disability.

Our Locations (3)

NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn

150 55th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11220

For Our Patients

Patient Forms

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Smoke-Free Policy

NYU Langone campuses, buildings, and exterior spaces are tobacco-free, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and all other smoking devices. Smoking or the use of smoking devices is not permitted anywhere at NYU Langone, including your room.

Visiting Hours

Guests are encouraged to visit loved ones during their hospital stay.

Dining Options

The Café, on the first floor of the hospital, offers buffet-style food options. Sit-down dining is available at the Coffee Shop on the second level in the main lobby.